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Opisthorchiasis is a public health problem in South-East Asian countries and Eastern Europe. The infection implicates mainly two species of Opisthorchis, namely O. viverrini and O. felineus, that occur mostly in fish-eating mammals and humans, although there are rare reports of human cases...

Author(s)
Sahu, R.; Biswal, D. K.; Roy, B.; Tandon, V.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2016, 90, 5, pp 607-614
Abstract

Background: The freshwater snail Indoplanorbis exustus is found across India, Southeast Asia, central Asia (Afghanistan), Arabia and Africa. Indoplanorbis is of economic importance in that it is responsible for the transmission of several species of the genus Schistosoma which infect cattle and...

Author(s)
Liu LiAng; Mondal, M. M. H.; Idris, M. A.; Lokman, H. S.; Rajapakse, R. P. V. J.; Satrija, F.; Diaz, J. L.; Upatham, E. S.; Attwood, S. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2010, 3, 57, pp (5 July 2010)
Abstract

This paper reports that the prevalence of snails infected with Schistosoma japonicum was reduced in 2 marshland areas of China [Jiangxi Province], when measures were taken to control the sources of infection (residents working in the marshland). The important role of cattle in the transmission of ...

Author(s)
Liu HongYun; Hu Fei; Su LiHua; Liu YaoMin; Yu Jia; Wang LaMei
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitic Disease Control, 1996, 9, 3, pp 182-184
Abstract

A total of 3534 faecal samples from buffalo and cattle calves were collected from the Livestock Experimental Station, Bahadurnagar (Okara), Qadirabad (Sahiwal) and various villages of District Okara, Pakistan. 250 of 1732 (14.4%) samples from calves < 1 year of age and 129 of 1802 (7.2%) samples from calves ≥1 to 3 years of age were positive for gastrointestinal parasites. Oesophagostomum radiatum was the most common...

Author(s)
Javed, S.; Ahmad, R.; Anjum, R.; Saeed-ur-Rehman
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 1993, 13, 2, pp 88-89
Abstract

The results of an epidemiological investigation of Schistosoma japonicum infection in humans, cattle, buffaloes and other domestic animals, and Oncomelania snails, in 2 villages in China are presented. Chuanxing village is located in a plateau basin in Sichuan Province, and Zhonghe village is...

Author(s)
Zheng Jiang; Gu XueGuang; Qiu ZongLin
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology & Parasitic Diseases, 1996, 14, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

Faeces and liver pieces were collected individually from 50 slaughtered cattle bullocks and 15 buffaloes from the large abattoir of Jabalpur, India. The bullocks were 12-25 years old while buffaloes were mostly females of different age groups. A liver press method and faecal examination (hatching...

Author(s)
Banerjee, P. S.; Agrawal, M. C.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 1989, 3, 2, pp 157-158
Abstract

Investigation of ponds and waterlogged areas in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India, revealed Indoplanorbis exustus shedding cercariae of Schistosoma spindale, S. indicum and S. nasale, and Lymnaea luteola shedding cercariae of S. incognitum and Orientobilharzia dattai. Examination of local livestock...

Author(s)
Agrawal, M. C.; Banerjee, P. S.; Shah, H. L.
Citation
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1991, 85, 2, pp 231
Abstract

An isolated focus of schistosomiasis covering an area of 2000 ha is confined in the northeastern part of Bohol Island, Philippines. An ambitious programme to eliminate schistosomiasis was initiated on the island in February 1986. The main control strategies are: (1) to control snails (Oncomelania...

Author(s)
Yasuraoka, K.; Blas, B. L.; Matsuda, H.; Irie, Y.; Nihei, N.; Ohmae, H.; Yokoi, H.; Hambre, R.; Pangilinan, R.; Autentico, C.; Tanaka, H.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Parasitology, 1996, 45, 5, pp 391-399
Abstract

D. lanceolatum was found in the livers of 37 of the 13 287 corpses autopsied from 1968 to 1986 in Uzbekistan, USSR. In no case was death caused by the infection, nor was the infection ever diagnosed intra vitam. Various fruits and berries were investigated for the presence of Formica clara (the...

Author(s)
Azizova, O. M.; Sagieva, A. T.; Israilova, S.; Sadykov, V. M.; Shirinova, N. Sh.; Mukhitdinov, Sh. M.; Muminov, A.; Ismatov, I.; Adilova, N. B.; Saĭdaliev, T. S.
Citation
Meditsinskaya Parazitologiya i Parazitarnye Bolezni, 1988, No. 2, pp 26-28
Abstract

This paper compares the results of a nationwide survey of the distribution of Schistosoma japonicum and its intermediate snail host in the People's Republic of China in 1989 with similar [comparable?] surveys in 1963. The author describes the prolonged national control programme and identifies...

Author(s)
Yuan, H. C.
Citation
Chinese Medical Journal, 1993, 106, 8, pp 563-568

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